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to thank the bay area council jim has been a great contribute to us here in the bay area as we should tell our transportation issues in the city. it's better to start up the conversation with the corporations that are employees and resident are going to figure it out better and working with the commuter shuttle companies as well as the companies that are hiring our residents. it's a great opportunity to talk about this because guess what our transportation needs are great and we reflected that i think in a serious document we recently rolled the transportation documented that ed reiskin 2rikd so much to envisioning our needs. today, we're talking about a challenge something that is a recent phenomena but been in the eyes of the folks it's the commuter shuttle that have been taking our resident and others to their jobs and be it a silicon valley company or medical compass or university the shuttles are here and they've been helpful in that but for them possibly we could see 45 thousand additional vehicle millions on our roadways or some 11 thousand tons of cashing emissions on our streets.
40 years. she was born in atlanta, georgia and grew up during the jim crowe era in the south. as a witness to rampant institutional racism, she became a civil rights activist and a lifelong advocate for social justice. reverend hope was ordained as a presbyterian minister in may of 1970. she was the first presbyterian clergy woman in northern california. so, she has been a trail blazer much of her life. the the ministry began with a series of house churches, low cost coffee house on [speaker not understood] street, [speaker not understood] and large corporations. the ministry began to serve the tenderloin back in 1972 and has served the people of that neighborhood for 40 years. [speaker not understood] milestones include the construction of a five story apartment building for low-income family and a computer center in collaboration and partnership with st. anthony's foundation. [speaker not understood] services in the tenderloin as well. thea include the tenderloin [speaker not understood] that provides practical and emotional support for elders living in the neighborhood. s
to support us on this. i would like to acknowledge and thank them all for contributing to the work that jim and lizey have been leading this school year. i would like to have jim and liz i share with you the proposed standard implementation of the core sequence. >> good evening. i'm very excited to be with you this evening as dr. valentino asked us to share our work and thinking. so, again, we have carefully thought about what we want to share with you this evening. as you all know california is one of the 45 states that adopted the common core standards in mathematics and we in san francisco along with educators across california are thinking about what it is to implement this comprehensive rigor described in the common core. so we are presenting our recommendation to you this evening. our recommendation addresses this specific question with the transition to the common core states standards what core sequence supports college and career readiness for all students and specificallien insures the completion of completion of the required uc admission. so while we are talking tonight about the
're available for that questions and jim is here to answer with questions and mayor and i and director nolan >> what's this permit for do you have to have a permit for a shuttle what if somebody doesn't want to - >> there's a whole a lot of questions there. >> and how many does that cost. >> the basic idea what we have we the city and a transportation system that the providers want is access to muni bus stops so the permit will permit someone to use the bus stop, of course, only muni buses are allowed to use the bus stops so the permit will designate a certain amount of bus stops by permitted providers and would subject them to a number of a number of restraints not interpreting with muni and possess popular not to use the rest of the 2 thousand muni bus stops. that's what the permit provides that's a dollar per day per we're governed by prop 18 such we can only recover our costs for the program and not generate money only the san franciscans can generate a tax. so we identified was it would cost us to develop and run an 18 month pilot about some thousands of dollars and we expect the do
came and played in this park, on the equipment, in the you know what i mean you know jim gym and structure today. >> to make this a park that everybody can enjoy, a diversity that would show the city that this is what san francisco is all about. >> what we got here is 3,000 new square feet of places for people to be healthy and be active and the community to gather. >> if you see /kaelly's mural in the building, there cannot be an imagery that's more related to this place. what people told us about what the importance of the windmills and the green houses and the flowers that used to be grown here and the wind, let's not forget the wind. >> we have to continue to invest in our city's infrastructure and creating new. this is a recreation center for the 21st century and for the 21st century communities. >> we finally made something after somebody that everybody needs and this is the park. >> bonnie banks. bonnie banks. my definition of noise is uncontrolled music. without format. pretty simple affair. pancakes, and you're -- people get up on sundays around noon, weekends or w
and gentlemen, to present the next hero award at the afternoon please welcome jim from chevron energy solutions (clapping) >> great, thank you happy valentine's day. i'm both delighted and honored to be here today representing chevron and our over 6 thousand chevron employees that call san francisco and the bay area their home. as a san franciscan myself i know what a critical role we play and am proud of our programs. i'm especially grifrtd to have with us today at our table 3 representatives of the perry program that aspires women who want to get careers in engineering and have touched over 15 young women. the ficht is named in honor of the laid jacqueline perry one of the first 10 orthopedic surgeons and countless women. i'd like to recognize from the perry initiative dr. lisa (clappin (clapping) actually, if you watch tv you'll see she was honored with a jefferson community service award with her efforts with the perry initiative and we have dr. sawyer (clapping) and outreach program volunteer nadia (clapping) thank you ladies for joining us and for the great work you do in carrying forwar
and supervisor chiu will be joining us now. and i also want to thank sfgtv jim smith and jonathan. madam clerk, do we have any announcements? ci
, commissioner and present katz and vice president adams and commissioners, my name is jim maloney and i want to give you a brief presentation on number three, and the zone schedule revision and ask that you approve the resolution in front of you. our zone schedule effectively our foreign trade zone tariffs which includes the rules, regulations, and definition and our rate schedule. the foreign strayed zone board which is an agency of the u.s. department of commerce, grants authority to local jurisdictions to operate the foreign trade zones in an effort to promote the business and economic development in the local regions. and as you are aware, the port received a grant of authority to operate foreign trades on number three, back in 1948. and this success and activity associated with the zone has ebbed and flowed over the years and when the zone, or when the port terminated the relationship with our existing operator back in 2009, who operated the foreign trades zone appears on 19 and 23, the port took over the direct operation and management of the zone ourselves at that point. and without a
that came and joined us as well, peter daily and jim, maloney and commissioner adams was there as well and included several members of the iowuu at the commission's lunch which was significant for everyone to break bread together. >> it was the best attended ever and had some really terrific presentations throughout the day. one of the keynote addresses was from leslie breakly the executive director from the america gateways and corridors and we had members of the core presenting and right of others and then that evening was when the port of san francisco received our award at a reception and included the members of the state legislature, and many of their staff, so that was exciting and then the port of san francisco, actually gave an award out, as well as being the recipients and given an award to katz who is the founder of the maritime and he is stepping down from that and we were able to honor him on his great work for the ports of california. and so it was wonderful and appreciated that they gave the award to the port of san francisco. any other commissioner's reports? >> commissi
to the community. thank you for the opportunity to speak. >> excuse me, matthew. i think we have jim ryan in our audience from the staff. mr. ryan would you please connect with matthew? thank you very much. mr. tray, i don't see your name on the list. >> i'm speaking for someone else. >> good evening commissioners, this saturday, a big truck of books is coming to san francisco. there will be 40,000 free books courtesy of first book and united educators of san francisco. the ultimate goal of first book is to get as many books as we can into the homes of our low income students. educators in intuitively know when there are books at home for students to read for theiren enjoyment that connect to the curriculum, they do better in school. by the way, there is data to back that up. here is how it will work. hundreds of san francisco educators have already registered for the 40,000 books coming on saturday. educators and that not only includes teachers and professionals and who work at school programs and community organization based programs are eligible. we know those who have registered will be the
of the committee and supervisor tang and supervisor chiu will be joining us now. and i also want to thank sfgtv jim smith and jonathan. madam clerk, do we have any announcements? city clerk: please silence all cell phones and electronic devices and please include in the copies into the file to the clerk. >>supervisor london breed: thank you madam clerk please call the first item. city clerk: agenda[hearing - implementation of audit recommendations status]1310431.sponsor: cohenhearing on the update by the city services auditor on the status of implementation sf 11234 >> good morning supervisors. my name is tonya, i'm the director of city audit of the controllers office and with me is cat skog an. we are going to talk about our follow up process for audit and memorandum issue. the benefit from audit work is not only in the findings or recommendations made but in the implementation of those recommendations. by conducting audit follow up ensures our department to enhance change and city agencies and city management and assess the value of our work. our office does two kinds of follow up work. regular a
afternoon my name is jim i'm a community organizer with the san francisco bicycle coalition. the goal of the free minnesota for youth program is to among the city for all opportunities accessible to youth regardless of their household income. through our missions of promoting the bicycle coalition we support the same goal and stands alongside it and asks for a free muni for youth. i hope this gets approved in the forthcoming. thank you >> next speaker please. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> i'm a member of power and a mother as the free minnesota has helped the families noted to have to pay for the clipper cards the extra money a month. >> we ask you make this program permanent it's on the only way to make our youths get to school safely and not to make them feel like criminals. >> (speaking foreign language.) >> because the recession has impacted people who have two or three days of work and week and many have lost their jobs. >> it's a success the metropolitan. >> and is families are impacted. >> we ask you include seniors and disabled because they don't have access to
and i just want to note, too, that jim has offered his services to help some of the other trade zones as they try and improve their processes. so i want to thank you. >> i just got a call from the city of oakland and they are looking to submit their asf application and i think that the port of oakland is pushing them on that. >> thank you for extending a good will of the san francisco port. >> all right. >> thank you. >> commissioner? i am in favor, you know, and i appreciate the comments from commissioner woo ho. but just reading here, the zone schedule was last revised in december, 2011. 16th would be a fact so i think that it is good that we update it and continue to grow it. and i do agree that we have to watch our cents, but also this is an opportunity for us to continue to establish the economic development in communities and that is what the port is all about. >> right. >> the more that we can bring on and it will be beneficial for the international training for our community and that is what we need to be and i am clearly in support of this, thank you. >> thank you. >> that i
>> on december 28, 1912. san francisco mayor, sonny jim rolph stared into the crowds of those who have gathered. a moment in history. the birth of a publicly own transit system. san francisco municipal railway. muni as it would become to be known. happy birthday, muni, here is to the next 100 years. the birth of muni had been a long-time coming. over the years the city was disjointed privately owned companies. horses and steam and electric-powered vehicles. creating a hodgepodge of transit options. none of them particularly satisfying to city residents. the city transit system like the city itself would have changes during the san francisco earthquake. the transition that will pursue from this aftermath would change san francisco's transportation system once again. facilitated by city boss, abe ruth, ushering in the electric city car. the writing was on the wall. the clammer had begun for the experiment including public transit people. owned by the people and for the people. the idea of a consolidated city-owned transit system had begun traction. and in 1909, voters went to the po
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